# data

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What is nominal data
data which is categories
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What are the strengths of nominal data
it's quick and easy to generate, the mode can be easily calculated
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What are the weaknesses of nominal data
the mean and median can not be calculated, it doesn't tell us how much or when so only limited levels of response
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What is ordinal data
this data is the ranked kind, it shows the position of the participant in the group
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What are the strengths of ordinal data
It is easy to generate, the mean and mode can be easily calculated
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What are the weaknesses of ordinal data
the gaps between may not always be equal therefore isnt a accurate measure
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What is interval data
data with equal intervals e.g centimeters or kilograms
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What is the strength of interval data
its very detailed and tells us most about the differences on behaviour on the 3 levels
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what is qualitative data
this is data which is words e.g description
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what is the strength of qualitative data
rich in detail tells us alot more about the experience
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what is a weakness of qualitative data
hard to make comparisons
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what is quanititative data
numerical from e.g the frequency
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what are the strengths of quantitative data
easy to make comparisons, also more reliable as repeating is easier
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what are the weaknesses of quantitative data
offers quite a narrow explanation, may not respresent how we behave in everyday life so therefore could lack ecological validit
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What inferential statistic test would you use for nominal independent measures design
Chi square
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what inferential statisitc test would you use for ordinal independent measures design
Mann Whitney U test
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what inferential statistic would you use for nominal repeated mesures design
Binomial sign test
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what inferential statistic would you use for ordinal reapeated mesures design
Wilcoxon test
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what inferential statisic test would you use for ordinal correlation
Spearmans Row
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What are the strengths of nominal data

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it's quick and easy to generate, the mode can be easily calculated

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What are the weaknesses of nominal data

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What is ordinal data

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What are the strengths of ordinal data